Tragedy in Budapest – One Person Died When Loft of a Store Came Off in Budapest

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One person died and one was injured after the loft came off in a grocery store in Budapest, a spokesman for the Budapest Police Headquarters (BRFK) said.


Soma from Csécsi said by phone that the accident happened in a VIII. district, Baross Street store. The BRFK has ordered an investigation into an unknown perpetrator on suspicion of a murder committed through negligence, he added.

Firefighters arrived at the grocery store soon after the accident.

Péter Kolozsi, a deputy spokesman for the Budapest Disaster Management Directorate, told MTI that the rubble and the goods stored in the gallery buried four people in about 20 square meters, and that three had been rescued.
Photo: MTI / Zoltán Mihádák


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